AMC Sets March Premiere For ‘The Terror’

AMC has set a March 26 date for the debut of its new suspense series The Terror, the network said Friday.

The 10-episode series, from executive producer Ridley Scott, centers on the Royal Navy’s perilous voyage into unchartered territoryas the crew attempts to discover the Northwest Passage, said network officials.

The ten-episode series stars Jared Harris (The Crown, Mad Men); Tobias Menzies (Outlander); Ciarán Hinds (Game of Thrones); Paul Ready (Cuffs); Adam Nagaitis (Suffragette); Nive Nielsen (The New World); Ian Hart (Neverland); and Trystan Gravelle (Mr. Selfridge). 

The Terror is produced by Scott Free, Emjag Productions and Entertainment 360 in association with AMC Studios. The series is executive produced by Scott, David Kajganich, Soo Hugh, David W. Zucker, Alexandra Milchan, Scott Lambert and Guymon Casady. 

“The Terror captures a rare combination of fascinating history, complex and flawed characters, the inextinguishable human spirit and the horror and promise of an uncharted world,” said executive producers and co-showrunners David Kajganich and Soo Hugh in a statement. “We are looking forward to bringing viewers into this world in March.”

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